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The Department of Nursing will promote a pathway to academic excellence to address the evolving global health care environment with special emphasis on:

  • Diversity
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Technology
  • Practice innovation


The mission is to provide quality academic programs offering learners the opportunity to expand their knowledge base and pursue advanced study. The nursing curricula prepare professional nurses who demonstrate excellence in using new methods in evidence-based practice, think critically, apply ethical principles and clinical reasoning, demonstrate leadership skills, value diversity, participate and conduct research which benefits the global community. The Department of Nursing is committed to increasing diverse representation in the nursing profession.